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The Railway Magazine - September 2018


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Contents

September 2018. No. 1,410. Vol 164. A journal of record since 1897.

Headline News
Fares to rise by 3.2% in January, ScotRail puts Class 385s
into passenger service and receives first refurbished
HST, 11 Class 50s for SVR Golden Jubilee gala, GWR
introduces Class 802s on Penzance route, Locomotive
Services Ltd buys HSTs and Class 90s for charter work.

MAIN IMAGE: Back on the main line after more than
30 years, Class 40 No. D213 Andania hauled
its first rail tour since 1984 on August 27. On one of a
series of test runs prior to the big day, the EE Type 4
passes Albrighton on the Shrewsbury to
Wolverhampton line on August 9.

INSET 1: The RCTS celebrates 90 years of
railway enthusiasm.

INSET 2: Behind the legend of the 'Master
Neverers'

INSET 3: Building on the success of the Borders Railway
reopening.

Track Record
66 Steam & Heritage
Replica 'Saint' breaks cover, Tyseley to restore Thornbury
Castle, four 'Castles' and Bahamas for Tyseley open day,
Green BR '2MT' makes first moves at KWVR, Bluebell
'5MT' set for West Somerset gala, 'Sutherland' to visit
Swanage.
72 Industrial
74 Steam Portfolio
76 Irish
78 Miniature
80 Narrow Gauge
83 Classic Traction
86 Classic Traction Portfolio
88 World
92 Railtours
96 Metro
98 Network
100 Traction & Stock
'Euro 66' arrives in UK for repairs, TPE Class 802/2 and
Mk5s on test, October 28 launch for new Caledonian
Sleeper stock, fresh look for West Midlands units, first
Marston Vale Class 230 unveiled, Class 60s start work
with GBRF.
103 Stock Update
104 Traction Portfolio
107 Operations

Regulars
12 Multiple Aspects
With Lord Berkeley.
12 Railways in Parliament
50 Subscription Offer
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52 Readers’ Platform
54 Reviews
56 Heritage Diary
Details of when Britain’s unique collection of heritage
railways and railway museums are open.
60 Panorama
Our regular gallery of the best railway photography from
around the world.
64 From The RM Archives
112 Meetings
121 Reader Services
122 Crossword & Where Is It?


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